The largest technology businesses generate revenues in different ways, but all rely on a dedicated customer-user base. These ‘big five’ technology businesses all rely on
How songs get distributed and owners compensated for them have upended the music industry. Through it all, copyright royalties have remained attractive – especially when
Spotify recently filed confidential plans for an initial public offering to take place on March 31 on the New York Stock Exchange were thrown a curve
When it comes to getting paid, the bigger streaming service is not necessarily better for most musicians and song writers. While the revenue and market
The IP Awareness Summit 2017 was the first IP event to focus on perception and awareness of intellectual rights and their impact. Videos of panel
A small but growing number of investors are buying the rights to musician’s future earnings, hoping to beat the fixed income returns and other markets.
Can Internet monopolies – adept at providing at providing information – be prevented from violating the rights of individuals, businesses and IP holders, and impeding innovation?
Tens of thousands of recording artists and musicians in Germany will be receiving payment for their content under the terms of agreement struck last week
Reforms to copyright law proposed last week by the European Commission would put the burden on Internet companies like Google, Facebook and YouTube to prevent
In a digital world, fair compensation for creative expression or new ideas, like music and inventions, requires more determination than ever. Intellectual property piracy has
Song writers may have something to teach inventors when it comes to getting a fair share for their intellectual property rights, or not. Confusion
New sources of content created independently, produced cheaply and distributed on YouTube are challenging network and cable TV dominance. The impact on copyright and brand